I don't know which I like best - watching football or making (and eating) football-watching food. Luckily, I don't have to choose. I get to do both! (We even rigged up a projection screen and watched the Saints beat the Raiders big time in a big fashion.)
Here are two new recipes I tried that were both keepers. The Crawfish Dip was the hands-down favorite though!
2 lbs. crawfish tails, drained
3 8 oz. blocks cream cheese, softened
1 bunch green onions
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
Tony Chachere's to taste (about 1 1/2 tsp.)
Tabasco to taste
Saute green onions in butter over medium heat. Once the onions are soft (about 4 min.) add the cream cheese. After cream cheese is melted, add crawfish and spices. Serve with Frito's Scoops.
Warm Feta Spread
Heat 1/4 cup olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add one diced red bell pepper and two sliced garlic cloves. Cook until soft, 2 to 3 min. Break 1 lb feta into a serving bowl. Top with the warm pepper mixture. Serve with sliced cucumbers and pita chips.
(I am using what was left of this spread and toasting it on a baguette to eat with supper tonight.)
That is a great dip recipe (especially with the Tony's) and the game was AMAZING!!! Keep supporting the locals!
Tony Chachere's Creole Foods
Posted by: Samantha | August 31, 2009 at 11:06 AM
Wow, What a cool way to watch football if you have your recipe on the side. Thanks for sharing.
Posted by: buy prozac | September 01, 2009 at 05:20 PM
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My fave football food is wings with soy sauce/ginger/scallions and a spicy chili-garlic sauce for dipping...mmmmMMM! And I don't even eat meat much. I bet it'd be good with tofu/tempeh too.
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Posted by: Account Deleted | September 24, 2009 at 04:41 AM
Great recipe! I gotta try it one time.
Posted by: Energy Drinks | October 15, 2009 at 01:03 AM
This really DOES look good. If only I can figure out where to get crawfish... in Canada... and in January... now that the playoffs are here.
Posted by: DavidWeedmark | January 17, 2010 at 12:14 AM
I've tried that feta spread recipe before! It's the best. Great idea for using the leftovers. I love dinners that are sometimes all finer foods. You feel like you're at a party!
Posted by: Julie | February 26, 2010 at 06:45 PM